Gates, Tennessee Population 2021

586
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Gates is a city located in Lauderdale County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 586, it is the 275th largest city in Tennessee and the 12642nd largest city in the United States . Gates is currently declining at a rate of -2.17% annually and its population has decreased by -9.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 647 in 2010. Gates reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Gates has a population density of 831 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gates is $39,657 with a poverty rate of 21.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $696 per month, and the median house value is $65,000. The median age in Gates is 32.2 years, 26.8 years for males, and 35.7 years for females.

Gates Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gateswas:

  • Black or African American: 56.59%
  • White: 41.55%
  • Two or more races: 1.86%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Gates, Tennessee is 586 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 612.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 647.

Gates, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American36556.59%
White26841.55%
Two or More Races121.86%
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Gates Population by Race

Gates Population Pyramid $2021

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Gates Median Age

32.2


Total

26.8


Male

35.7


Female

Gates Adults

There are 440 adults, (102 of whom are seniors) in Gates.

Gates Age Dependency

90.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gates Sex Ratio

Female

360

55.81%

Male

285

44.19%

Gates Population by Age

Gates Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gates Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female34.5%65.5%
Non Family47.4%52.6%
All51.8%48.2%
Married62.7%37.3%
Male71.9%28.1%

51.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gates Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2762.3451.8
Non Family1141.0447.4
Married753.6762.7
Female552.8434.5
Male32371.9

3.17

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Gates Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade205.08%
9th to 12th Grade297.36%
High School Graduate16040.61%
Some College10626.90%
Associates Degree389.64%
Bachelors Degree348.63%
Graduate Degree71.78%
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Gates Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gates Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black21619225
White17615114
2+ Races222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Gates Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,375$34,000$23,750
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$27,353$31,964$25,179
Some College$33,750$38,405$
Bachelors Degree$26,563$$25,781
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,375

Average Earnings

$34,000

Average Male

$23,750

Average Female

Gates Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gates Language by Age

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Gates Language

100.00% of Gates residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Gates Language

Gates Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3659425.75%
White2664215.79%

21.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.98%

Male Poverty Rate

27.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gates

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gates is Black, with 25.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gates is White, with 15.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.51%.

Gates Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.94%
Some College20.14%
High School18.75%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Gates Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed40.91%
Male Employed8.82%
Female Employed6.60%

Gates Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gates Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,167$39,657
Families$31,618$44,040
Married Families$52,361-
Non Families$25,227$30,934
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Income by Household Type

Gates Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.0%

Male Marriage Rate

30.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Gates Married by Age and Sex

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Gates Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gates Marital Status by Race

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Gates Marital Status

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19

Number of Veterans

19

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4
Vietnam2
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

Gates Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 549
65 to 744
18 to 344
55 to 642
75+

Gates Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White105.13%
Black93.70%

Gates Veterans by Race

Gates Veterans by Education

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47.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gates Veterans by Education

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57.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Gates Employment by Age

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Gates Employment by Race

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Gates Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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85.58%

Born in Gates

99.69%

Native Born

0.31%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.69% of Gates residents were born in the United States, with 85.58% having been born in Tennessee. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gates Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021586-13-2.17%
2020599-13-2.12%
2019612-13-2.08%
2018625-8-1.26%
2017633-5-0.78%
2016638-6-0.93%
2015644-6-0.92%
2014650-8-1.22%
201365810.15%
201265710.15%
20116560.00%
20106560.00%

Gates Population by Year